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Trustee Elections


On April 1 of each year, the current members of the Freedom to Read Foundation are sent ballots to vote on candidates to elect to the Board of Trustees.  Trustees serve two-year terms and are limited to two consecutive terms before stepping off the board for at least one year.  Trustees are required to attend two one-day meetings per year, which are held in conjunction with the ALA Annual Conferences and Midwinter Meetings and teleconferences.

Nominations for trustee positions, including self-nominations, should be sent by January 21, 2019 to Freedom to Read Foundation, Attn: Nomination Committee, 225 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 1300, Chicago, IL 60601. In addition, nominations may be emailed to  FTRF members also may be slated for candidacy by petition by submitting 25 signatures of current FTRF members in support of the candidate. The executive director of the Foundation must receive names of petition candidates and the required signatures to support each no later than Jan. 21.

Only current FTRF members are eligible to seek election to the board.  To become a member, click here. To check your membership status, log in or contact FTRF at or (312) 280-4226.


See Also

FTRF Bylaws (See Article Three, Board of Directors, Section 4. Elections)